In a word, yes, Stadia has more horsepower than the upcoming PS5 will. However, it's more nuanced than that. There are a lot of ways to measure the power of a video game system, but using teraFLOPS is the easiest metric to use. What is a teraFLOP? A FLOP stands for "Floating point operations per second", or how many calculations can be done each second. A megaFLOP is a … [Read more...] about Is Google Stadia more powerful than a PS5?
While it's not nearly as good as it was hyped to be, at least not yet, you can now use the Assistant button on your controller to talk to Google while you're playing. Eventually, the Assistant will know what game you're playing and can offer contextual help to go with it, but for now it's pretty simple and those types of commands won't work. When you can hit the button and … [Read more...] about Google Assistant now works in Stadia
The Stadia Founders Edition comes with a Chromecast Ultra that should work right away. Google has confirmed that existing Chromecast Ultra devices will work "soon", but you can make yours work right now. While most existing Chromecast Ultra devices will sort of try to work with Stadia, they really can't quite work. However, if you can get yours onto the 1.42.180348 firmware … [Read more...] about How to play Stadia on your old Chromecast Ultra right now
With the release of Google Stadia less than a week away, Google has given us a peek at more of how it'll all work. Check it out here: … [Read more...] about A closer look at the Stadia interface
When Google Stadia launches this November, your only option will be a "Stadia Pro" account for $9.99/mo. However, sometime in 2020 Google will release Stadia Base. Base will be a free subscription, but will come with no games -- it's essentially a free place to host and play the individual games that you pay for. Google just put out a nice infographic explaining the … [Read more...] about Google showcases some of the differences between Stadia Base and Stadia Pro